Ohio State 58, Rutgers 0

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - SPORTS -

J.T. Bar­rett broke the Ohio State record for ca­reer touch­down passes with the third of his four Satur­day, and the No. 2 Buck­eyes forced Rutgers to punt on all 10 drives a 58-0 vic­tory.

Giv­ing Rutgers coach Chris Ash a rude wel­come in his re­turn to The Horse­shoe, Bar­rett was 21 for 29 for 238 yards be­fore giv­ing way to backup Joe Bur­row near the end of the third quar­ter. Bar­rett has 59 TD passes in 27 ca­reer games for Ohio State (4-0, 1-0 Big Ten).

Fresh­man tail­back Mike We­ber ran for 144 yards on 14 at­tempts be­fore also tak­ing a seat in the third quar­ter. He had a 46-yard scor­ing run 2 1/2 min­utes into the sec­ond half.

The Scar­let Knights (2-3, 0-2) never got deeper than the Ohio State 38. They sacked quar­ter­back Chris La­viano three times and al­lowed 33 pass­ing yards. Ash spent the past two sea­sons as Ohio State’s co-de­fen­sive co­or­di­na­tor.

Ohio State piled up 669 yards of to­tal of­fense, in­clud­ing 410 on the ground. Con­fer­ence) used a tight de­fense to win, tack­ling the Game­cocks (2-3, 1-3) for losses on 10 plays and keep­ing them out of the end zone af­ter A.J. Turner’s 75-yard touch­down run on South Carolina’s first play from scrim­mage.

Knight came in sec­ond in the SEC in to­tal of­fense, and ei­ther threw the ball or ran it on 52 of Texas A&M’s 79 plays. Trayveon Wil­liams and James White each ran for a touch­down for the Ag­gies. The SEC’s best rush­ing team had 216 yards on the ground. it with scor­ing drives of 86 and 84 yards. Seth Rus­sell drove Baylor 83 yards to set up Cal­la­han’s chip shot.

Rus­sell was 12 of 22 for 178 yards. Baylor star re­ceiver KD Can­non missed the game be­cause of a groin in­jury.

Joel Lan­ning threw for 261 yards and two touch­downs for Iowa State (1-4, 0-2). Mike War­ren added a sea­son-high 130 yards rush­ing for the Cy­clones. They scored touch­downs on their first six full pos­ses­sions, but were shut out af­ter that. to a 14-0 lead in the first quar­ter against the Tigers for a sec­ond straight sea­son, but this time held on for the vic­tory. Mem­phis beat Ole Miss 37-24 last sea­son af­ter fall­ing be­hind by two touch­downs early.

There would be no such come­back Satur­day. Mem­phis (3-1) made this one in­ter­est­ing for a while, but couldn’t keep up with the Rebels’ high-scor­ing of­fense. while he turned down other of­fers.

TCU coach Gary Pat­ter­son and May­field both in­sisted this week all that was in the past, with May­field even say­ing things were blown out of pro­por­tion. But when they were the same field, the Soon­ers ju­nior quar­ter­back was 23-of-30 pass­ing for 274 yards, and ran 12 times for 55 yards.

Kenny Hill threw for 449 yards and five touch­downs for the Frogs (32, 1-1 Big 12), in­clud­ing scor­ing strikes of 64 and 74 yards to Taj Wil­liams in the fourth quar­ter, the later end­ing a stretch of 22 con­sec­u­tive points for the Frogs that got them to 49-46. Wil­liams had five catches for 210 yards.

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